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Theatre

Event

Two Merchants

Nov 10, 2011

The Merchant of Venice riffs on Arab-Israeli conflict in an adaptation studying religious persecution, trial without mercy, and fear. Two Merchants is part of a doctoral research project.

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Snowman

Nov 4, 2011

Craig Hall, until recently artistic producer of Rumble Theatre, bids the city farewell by reviving his successful 2003 premiere of the Greg MacArthur three-hander about two searchers who hole up with a gay dude, a pile of cocaine, and a prehistoric boy exhumed from a glacier.

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Falling in Time

Nov 4, 2011

The lives of a bitter Korean War vet, an unfeeling ESL teacher and his angry student, and a courageous Korean woman intertwine in a play by 2003 Lambda Literary Award winner C.E. Gatchalian.

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Blood Brothers

Nov 17, 2011

Spirit of the West singer John Mann plays twins separated at birth. It’s all very Parent Trap until they fall for the same woman. Written by Shirley Valentine’s Willy Russell.

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Tosca Café

Oct 8, 2011

Billed as a “sensual movement-theatre piece,” this project from the American Conservatory Theater (San Francisco) in collaboration with Theatre Calgary promises romance, betrayal, and passion set to music ranging from Hendrix to Puccini. Based on San Fran’s famous watering hole, this dance/theatre fusion features a cast of greats, including former National Ballet star Rex Harrington, former San Francisco Ballet prima ballerina Sabina Allemann, and Vancouver’s gifted director/actor Dean Paul Gibson.